Schedule of Events

20121020-IMG_0242kwFriday, October 18, 2013

Friends of Lake Mirror Luncheon
12:00 – 1:00PM, Magnolia Building (Lake Mirror Park)
Wayne Cherry will be the speaker at this function dedicated to the restoration of the Lake Mirror Promenade. Tickets will be required to attend.

Auction Preview Party
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Magnolia Building (Lake Mirror Park)
Preview vehicles consigned for Saturday’s collector car auction.  A silent charity auction will take place at 6:30 PM benefiting Junior Achievement of Polk County.

Budweiser Hot Rod Rendezvous
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Lake Mirror Park Amphitheater
A free outdoor concert and party held at the Lake Mirror Amphitheater on Friday evening with 8-10,000 people.  Enjoy a Rock & Roll concert with 100 hot rods and muscle cars on display. We’ll crank up the engines when the band takes a break for the Hot Rod Rumble. The Hot Rod Rendezvous is open to Hot Rods and Custom Cars.

New Car Unveiling
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Lake Mirror Park East Promenade
We will hold an unveiling for the 2014 new model vehicles presented by Lakeland area automobile dealers.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Opening Ceremony
10:00 AM, Lake Mirror Amphitheater

Lunch Parade for Concours d’Elegance
12:00 Noon,  Begins at Terrace Hotel
Led by Scottish bag-piper, tuxedo-clad Terrace Hotel waiters deliver lunch to the Concours d’Elegance participants.

Interview with Wayne Cherry
12:00 Noon, Lake Mirror Amphitheater

Vintage Fashion Show
1:00 PM, Lake Mirror Amphitheater

Parade of Classic Wooden Boats and Amphicar Splash-In
2:00 PM, Lake Mirror

Awards Ceremony
3:00 PM, Lake Mirror Amphitheater

Collector Car Auction
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, West side of Munn Park
Higgenbotham Auctioneers International will conduct the Collector Car Auction.  Scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM, the auction will be conducted on the west side Munn Park – right in the heart of the Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival.  This new location is next to the BB&T bank.

Concurrent Events on Saturday
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Concours d’Elegance
The featured event of the Lake Mirror Classic is Saturday’s Concours d’Elegance. Featuring a selection of 125 cars, the Concours d’Elegance is the judged portion of the show and is presented along the Lake Mirror Park Promenade.

Open Car Show
Hundreds of classic and collectible vehicles including Street Rods & Custom cars will be displayed on the streets of downtown Lakeland on Saturday. The cars are assembled in groups of similar makes and models in a 14-block area of downtown. Although the event is not judged, ribbons and prizes are presented to vehicles selected as sponsor favorites.

Classic Motorcycles, Wooden Boats & Amphicars
Classic Motorcycles are displayed at the Lake Mirror Amphitheater.  Vintage Wooden Boats and Amphicars are shown in the water and along the northeast shore of Lake Mirror.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Road Tour & Brunch
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Depart from Peggy Brown Building at Lake Mirror Park
The final event of the Lake Mirror Classic is the Sunday morning Road Tour & Brunch.  Participants explore central Florida back roads and are challenged to answer questions about landmarks along the route.  The tour ends at an undisclosed location for brunch and prize giving.  Honorary Chairman, Wayne Cherry, will lead the tour.